Wesley College

120 N State St, Dover, DE 19901-3875
Tel: (302)736-2300
Private not-for-profit | 1,672 students
Wesley College seeks to be a premier institution for helping students gain the knowledge, skills, and the moral and ethicalattitudes necessary to achieve their personal goals and contribute to the welfare of their communities in the global society.The College endeavors to impart a desire for life-long learning and an enhanced capacity for critical and creative thinkingso that students can reap the reward of intellectual growth and professional effectiveness. As a College in a covenantrelationship with the United Methodist Church and founded upon Christian principles, Wesley strives to realize a holisticcampus environment of common purpose, caring, tolerance, inclusiveness, responsibility, and service that is the heart ofcommunity.

School Overview:

Wesley College
CountyKent County, DE
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
92 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,672 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,426 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
246 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
1,573 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
99 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted63%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)360-470450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)360-475460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)360-455440-570
ACT English (25-75%)13-2119-25
ACT Math (25-75%)15-2118-25
ACT Writing (25-75%)4-76-8
ACT Composite (25-75%)16-2320-25

School Notes:

  • Wesley is a fully-accredited, independent liberal arts and sciences college affiliated with the UnitedMethodist Church. The College was named for John Wesley, the founder of Methodism.
  • Founded in 1873 as a preparatory school, Wesley College has a covenant relationship with the UnitedMethodist Church. The College offers 30 bachelors, four associates, and master's degrees in nursing, education, businessadministration and environmental science in a multi-denominational, multi-cultural campus setting.
  • The School offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, Business Administration, ParalegalStudies, and the Master of Business Administration. Also offered are Associate in Science degree programs in BusinessAdministration and Paralegal Studies; and the Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education (K-8), Physical Education(Professional Program), and Physical Education (K-12). The School offers three master degree programs in education.“Curriculum and Instruction,” and “Middle Childhood Education,” are designed for in-service teachers. The third, “Masterswith Initial Certification,” is designed for persons with a non-teaching baccalaureate degree so they may instruct at thehigh school level upon completion. The School offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and a Master of Science degreein Nursing.
  • Wesley’s academic program remains grounded in the liberal arts, even as it has evolved to meet thechanging needs of students and the larger society. Here students learn to sharpen their skills of inquiry, research,analysis, and communication, and learn to place individual subjects into larger contexts.
  • Wesley College and its athletic facilities are located on 50 acres in historic Dover, Delaware. Thecampus is situated in Dover's major residential community with stores and banks in easy walking distance and malls a shortcommute.
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